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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 6th, 2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By kaytris
big difference between a sudden, unexpected...

big difference between a sudden, unexpected direct spray from a hose and rain.

Was just a suggestion.... it's harmless and worth trying. A lot easier than live trapping, anyway.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 6th, 2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By kaytris
I think any obsessive behaviour should be a cause...

I think any obsessive behaviour should be a cause for concern.

I would limit the play to half an hour at a time, at most.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 5th, 2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By kaytris
how about a motion detecting water sprinkler?...

how about a motion detecting water sprinkler? Turn that on every night, and hopefully skunkie will get the idea...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 5th, 2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,409
Posted By kaytris
I have taught my dogs to touch a target stick,...

I have taught my dogs to touch a target stick, and it does have its uses.. but I tend to stick to the simplest solution, especially for walks. Instead of the stick, teach "touch' to your open palm....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 4th, 2006, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,076
Posted By kaytris
Time for a vet visit.

Time for a vet visit.
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures August 3rd, 2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By kaytris
how old is socks? she probably still has puppy...

how old is socks? she probably still has puppy license to do whatever she likes.. once she hits 6 - 8 months Gin Gin will start saying that's enough, thank you.
Forum: Off topic forum July 31st, 2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,036
Posted By kaytris
still think he's poking fun at himself.... :crazy:

still think he's poking fun at himself.... :crazy:
Forum: Off topic forum July 29th, 2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,036
Posted By kaytris
Pure camp! The ability to make fun of yourself is...

Pure camp! The ability to make fun of yourself is a rare gift... I love it!
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 29th, 2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,311
Posted By kaytris
Sticky issue. The original, working style aussie...

Sticky issue. The original, working style aussie was much different than the big fluffy show aussies you see now, and much closer to the so-called mini aussies. You can still find a working line...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 29th, 2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By kaytris
http://www.annexcatrescue.on.ca/ ...

http://www.annexcatrescue.on.ca/

http://www.torontocatrescue.ca/store/index.asp

http://www.ora-animalsrescue.org/

some rescue groups that might be able to help...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 28th, 2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,558
Posted By kaytris
rig up some kind of barrier/pen around the...

rig up some kind of barrier/pen around the outside of the shed door, so that if she does bolt, you'll have a second chance of grabbing her. But I bet she's not going to bolt, she'll probably be...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 28th, 2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By kaytris
what about a retired racing greyhound? Laid back...

what about a retired racing greyhound? Laid back in the house, but a good jogging partner.

http://www.gpac.ca/

http://www.greyhoundadoption.ca/

and some general rescue groups:
...
Forum: Pet photography - Pet pictures July 28th, 2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By kaytris
Is she just learning the teeter for the first...

Is she just learning the teeter for the first time? I would start with it much lower, so she gets the feel of the board moving under her feet before its at full height and the world drops out from...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 28th, 2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,861
Posted By kaytris
I much prefer the front attachment harnesses...

I much prefer the front attachment harnesses (Easy Walk or Sensation) for serious pullers.

A lot of people have had success with the DAP pheromene diffusers for their SA (or just generally...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 26th, 2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By kaytris
To the vet, to the vet! a baby that young, you...

To the vet, to the vet! a baby that young, you don't mess around with ANY health issue.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 26th, 2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By kaytris
How old is the dog? Did she get opportunity to...

How old is the dog? Did she get opportunity to socialize on her own, without the other dog, during the critical window of socialization (up to 4/5 months of age)?
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 26th, 2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,674
Posted By kaytris
I can only speak of the practice with collies,...

I can only speak of the practice with collies, but I assume its the same with shelties... the glueing is only done if the ears aren't folding 'correctly' according to the breed standard. Not every...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 25th, 2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,612
Posted By kaytris
THS doesn't have the contract for Animal Control...

THS doesn't have the contract for Animal Control anymore, so it is very unlikely that the dog is there.

TAS does have some pitbulls up for adoption, BUT I believe they have a strict temperament...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 24th, 2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,976
Posted By kaytris
Then your best bet is to keep checking on...

Then your best bet is to keep checking on petfinder.. try the classifieds there too.

http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/MI116.html

http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/ON56.html
...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits July 24th, 2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,976
Posted By kaytris
I doubt you'll find a toy breed for that price -...

I doubt you'll find a toy breed for that price - even the petstores charge more than a thousand for the wee ones. When each litter has only one or two puppies, the high price is sort of...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 24th, 2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By kaytris
Are they unneutered? Of the 4 pee-lickers I've...

Are they unneutered? Of the 4 pee-lickers I've seen, 3 were intact males.. two stopped after they were snipped.

I think its the same with sniffing urine - they take in information about the dog...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 24th, 2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By kaytris
I always thought this was one of the best essays...

I always thought this was one of the best essays on this sad topic - it was written by a veterinarian:

http://www.lisaviolet.com/cathouse/goodbye.html
MAKING THE DIFFICULT DECISION


How can...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 24th, 2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By kaytris
With diarrhea, I always fast for at least half a...

With diarrhea, I always fast for at least half a day - although a full day is preferable. Some will say don't fast, but feed them a bland meal of steamed rice with maybe a bit of boiled chicken....
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 23rd, 2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By kaytris
what about the pheromene sprays, comfort zone...

what about the pheromene sprays, comfort zone feline version?

I know many that have had good success with the canine version...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 23rd, 2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By kaytris
I assume he's neutered... if not, neutering often...

I assume he's neutered... if not, neutering often dramatically reduces marking behaviour, and there are health benefits as well

Otherwise, you need to go back to puppyhood and start housebreaking...
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